Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the reviving of a suit which was abated by the death of a party, the marriage of a female plaintiff, or other cause. See revival, 7. Also spelled reviver
- n. UK, law revival of a suit which is abated by the death or marriage of any of the parties.
- n. Ireland, law revival into force of a statute which had previously been repealed
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Eng. Law) Revival of a suit which is abated by the death or marriage of any of the parties, -- done by a bill of
“If you're Tier 3, however, you're basically fodder for the rest of society and can look forward to likely having your corpse turned into a revivor by some corporation ... or maybe black market thugs.”
“Along with Nico's story, we also dive into the lives of Faye (an estranged friend for Nico's) and her own strange investigation into the revivor incidents, Zoe (a drunk recluse with a unique ability) and her reluctant recruitment by Nico, and Cal (a Tier 3 pitfighter) with her dangerous association with a rich stranger on the run.”
“Thats what the revivor told mejust before he died.”
“If she had returned at a later time, that revivor would have died before meeting her.”
“I encountered a revivor who had escaped from a Ravinian prison.”
“This replaced the “bill of revivor,” one of the prime procedural culprits, a device so slow and technical that it gave rise to the suspicion that a chancery bill, once begun, would never come to an end.92”
“Justice Field in the revivor suit, taking issue therewith.”
“It may have been, to use Mrs. Terry's words, "to give him a taste of what he would get bye and bye," if he should dare to render the decision in the revivor case adversely to them.”
“Mr. Montgomery was feckless enough to contradict the record when he stated that Justice Field in his opinion in the revivor case "took occasion to discuss at considerable length the question of the genuineness of the aforesaid marriage document, maintaining very strenuously that it was a forgery, and that this it was that so aroused the indignation of Mr.. Terry that she sprang to her feet and charged Justice Field with having been bought.”
“The executor of the Sharon estate, on the 12th of March, 1888, filed a bill of revivor in the United States”
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